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PTCL changes numbers to 8 digits in Karachi, Lahore

The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) has been asked by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to change subscriber numbers to eight digits owing to shortage of landline numbers for other telephone operators.

However, the PTCL is not happy with the decision as they would have to invest heavily in making the changes. PTCL Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Sikander Naqi, said some of the major areas that would need investment are the company’s exchanges in Karachi and Lahore and the billing system. Read More »PTCL changes numbers to 8 digits in Karachi, Lahore

Punjab Government plans to carve a new district from Lahore

By Amjad Warraich

LAHORE: The Punjab government plans to create a ‘Ravi district’ from the existing districts of Lahore and Sheikhupura, Daily Times learnt on Monday. According to Punjab Civil Secretariat and Board of Revenue sources, the Ravi district will consist of Shahdara area of Lahore district and Ferozwala tehsil, while some adjacent parts of Muridke and Sharaqpur tehsil will also be included. Read More »Punjab Government plans to carve a new district from Lahore